The heartbreak and agony that Avonte Oquendo’s family has had to endure is one that I can’t even begin to imagine. Over the course of the past few months, Avonte became more than just a face on a missing poster.
Search Results for U.S. Senator Charles Schumer
An autistic 12-year-old boy who sprinted out of his Rego Park home Thursday was found safe in Brooklyn after a terrifying four hour search, police and family said.
Councilmember Daneek Miller is “rolling up his sleeves” and taking the ball into his own hands, creating partnerships throughout the southeast Queens community to form one voice for City Hall.
Queens Borough President Melinda Katz was officially sworn into office Thursday by Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Governor Andrew Cuomo shut down a Senate bill last week and instead demanded the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey conduct a noise study and establish a community roundtable. The governor vetoed a two-state bill last Wednesday that would have required the authority to determine the effects of aircraft noise with a one-time [...]
Senator Schumer endorses Paul Vallone U.S. Senator Charles Schumer endorsed City Council candidate Paul Vallone for the District 19 seat on Monday. “I have known the Vallone family for decades and their respected name and commitment to public service have made the people of Queens proud to call them their own,” Schumer said. Vallone was recently [...]
A recent helicopter route change meant to spare Long Island ears from a barrage of choppers could be the reason why some parts of Queens are now dealing with the rumble. “There are days my home vibrates,” said Alfredo Centola, president of the Malba Gardens Civic Association. “Things fall off the shelves.” Some 1,500 homes [...]
Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota both received endorsements from New York electeds Friday. U.S. Senator Charles Schumer announced he was supporting fellow Democrat de Blasio in the race for mayor, saying he “will be a progressive mayor with an economic growth agenda that will lift all boats.” “New York needs big, bold ideas to [...]
TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 81. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph. Monday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 72. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Free screening of Despicable Me at Astoria Park Central Astoria Local Development Coalition Inc. presents movie night [...]
Almost all the noise complaints filed last month at three major airports came from Queens, according to data obtained by The Courier. More than 700 calls about airplane noise flooded LaGuardia Airport this June, while 348 grievances came in about John F. Kennedy International Airport, according to statistics from the Port Authority of New York [...]